May 12 2020

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

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1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK

Beautiful verge pocket watch by James Markwick – eminent British watchmakers. The craftsmanship is excellent as you can expect from reputable watchmaker. The dial bears Lion and Unicorn symbolics – probably as sign of Supplier to the King status. He became member of Clockmakers company in 1692, Master of Clockmaker’s company in 1720, died in 1730. Watches in British Museum. Later partner with Robert Markham, who succeeded him using the trading name of Markwick Markham, which became famous for watches destined for the Turkish market. Quite unusually for British pair case watches, both cases bears serial number 3053 and outer is hallmarked by RB. The casemaker Richard Blundell registered this hallmark in 1682. Video will open in a new window. Condition The watch appears to be in good condition. Movement is nice and clean, appeared to be in good running condition and works in every position. Champleve silver dial is in good condition. Case is in good condition with some period wear. Diameter of outer case is 57mm, thickness is 33mm, weight is 147 gramms. The item “1700s Pair Cased VERGE Fusee British Antique Pocket Watch JAMES MARKWICK” is in sale since Monday, May 11, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “goodoldwatch” and is located in Armenti√®res en Brie. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Escapement Type: Verge
  • Material: Silver
  • Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
  • Type: Pocket Watch
  • Year of Manufacture: Pre-1800
  • Features: 12-Hour Dial
  • Closure: Pair Case
  • Age: Antique (pre 1920)

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